About Ben Silverio

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Ben F. Silverio received a degree from Drexel University in the Screenwriting and Playwriting Program with a minor in Television Production. While at Drexel, Ben co-founded and co-hosted a film review show called The Pretentious Film Majors, which has evolved into a multi-format form of entertainment including blogs, podcasts on iTunes, articles in the school paper, and a potential tv show. Now armed with an extremely expensive piece of paper, Ben can begin climbing the treacherous ladder of the entertainment industry, which he hopes to do while streaming WWE wrestling matches, reading Marvel comics, and blogging about the excessive amount of movies and tv shows that he watches, all on the iPhone that is permanently attached to his hand.
Favorites: Star Wars, Firefly, Doctor Who, Torchwood, Men In Black, Back to the Future, Zombieland, Moon, Scott Pilgrim Vs The World, Attack the Block, Game of Thrones, Harry Potter, Batman: The Animated Series, The Walking Dead, Futurama, and generally all things related to Marvel
Location: Philadelphia, PA

Ben Silverio - Writer

  • Latest ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ Preview Features Lady Sif On Midgard

    Posted Monday, March 10th, 2014 11:00 am GMT -5
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    After what may or may not have been the introduction of the alien race known as the Kree into the Marvel Cinematic Universe in the last episode of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’, we’re finally getting the Asgardian crossover that we’ve been waiting for. Last seen in ‘Thor: The Dark World’, Lady Sif has made her way […]

  • Gwendoline Christie Discusses Brienne In ‘Game Of Thrones’ Season 4

    Posted Monday, March 10th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Get ready and get excited, ‘Game of Thrones’ fans, because your beloved show is returning in less than one month! The acclaimed HBO fantasy drama based on the works of George R.R. Martin is set to return for its fourth season in April and everyone is talking about it. Since the first official trailer for […]

  • Stan Lee Narrates New Clips From ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2’

    Posted Monday, March 10th, 2014 09:00 am GMT -5
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    When promoting a movie, studios usually have to think of new and exciting ways to get their audiences hyped up since practically everything has been done before. However, who would have thought that when the marketing team from ‘The Amazing Spider-Man 2‘ was told to think outside of the box, they would take it to mean […]

  • Captain America Joins Fellow Avengers In Disneyland

    Posted Saturday, March 8th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    After Disney acquired Marvel, many fans began to speculate about when the superheroes of the Marvel Universe would finally begin to appear in Disney’s theme parks. Well, it finally happened in April of 2013 when Tony Stark brought his Hall of Armors to Innoventions in Disneyland to promote ‘Iron Man 3’ with an exhibit called […]

  • New ‘Divergent’ Featurette Introduces Us To Four

    Posted Friday, March 7th, 2014 01:04 pm GMT -5
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    I am not even going to lie to you, dear readers. My initial interests in and knowledge of ‘Divergent’ lie solely in Shailene Woodley, who was pretty amazing in ‘The Spectacular Now’ and is starring in the adaptation of John Green’s ‘The Fault In Our Star’. Thankfully through my position here at ScienceFiction.com, I have […]

  • Mark Wahlberg Finds Optimus Prime In New ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’ Trailer

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 08:56 pm GMT -5
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    Earlier this week, Entertainment Tonight released a teaser for a brand new trailer for ‘Transformers: Age of Extinction’, the fourth installment in the film series from Michael Bay based on the robots in disguise. Now, after only getting to see posters, pictures, and toys since the big spot during the Super Bowl, that trailer has […]

  • New 4-Minute ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ Preview Includes First Clip

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in October when the first trailer for ‘Captain America: The Winter Soldier’ was released, we were greeted by the Sentiel of Liberty jumping out of a plane to avoid talking to Black Widow about dating coworkers on the weekends. Now, we have the first clip from the upcoming Phase Two Marvel movie from the […]

  • TV Review: ‘Arrow: The Promise’

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 06:30 pm GMT -5
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    After clocking in last week with ‘Time of Death’, one of the best episodes this season so far, ‘Arrow’ keeps their momentum going with yet another awesome episode. With Team Arrow stronger than ever (minus Roy, who was off doing who knows what while everyone else was fighting Clock King), a wrench was quickly thrown […]

  • First Look At ‘What If? Age Of Ultron’ #1

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 04:00 pm GMT -5
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    The evil robot Ultron is a pretty hot commodity these days. Not only did he star in Brian Michael Bendis’ crossover event ‘Age of Ultron‘, but he also lends his name to the highly anticipated Joss Whedon sequel, ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’, where he will be played by James Spader. However, not many fans […]

  • Will Scarlett Johansson’s Pregnancy Affect ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’?

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    Even though Marvel Studios has no plans at the moment to create a live action adaptation of ‘Next Avengers: Heroes of Tomorrow’, one of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes is expecting a little bundle of joy. According to E! News, Scarlett Johansson is currently about four months pregnant with her first child with fiancé Romain Dauriac. While […]

  • Marvel Comics Unveils Trailer For 75th Anniversary

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 12:00 pm GMT -5
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    Back in 2011, the Fantastic Four celebrated their 50th anniversary. In 2012, Spider-Man celebrated his 50th. Then in 2013, the Avengers and the X-Men both hit that landmark number. Now, Marvel Comics as a whole is celebrating their 75th year in 2014. ‘Marvel Comics’ #1 hit newsstands in 1939 and ever since then, the House […]

  • New Trailer, Posters, & Images From ‘Oculus’ Starring Karen Gillan

    Posted Thursday, March 6th, 2014 10:00 am GMT -5
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    Since she left her role as Amelia Pond on ‘Doctor Who’, Karen Gillan has been very busy and she’s about to have a really good year. Not only will she appear in the upcoming Phase Two Marvel Studios film ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’ as Nebula later this summer, but she also has a horror movie […]

  • TV Review: ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.: T.A.H.I.T.I.’

    Posted Wednesday, March 5th, 2014 07:00 pm GMT -5
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    We have waited literally a month for another installment of ‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.‘, but this week’s episode was definitely worth the wait. After Skye was left incapacitated and on the verge of death by Ian Quinn in ‘T.R.A.C.K.S.’, Agent Coulson and his team rushed to get her the medical attention she needed to stay alive. […]

  • Zack Snyder Responds to Joel Silver About Terry Gilliam’s ‘Watchmen’

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 03:00 pm GMT -5
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    While director Zack Snyder is preparing to roll camera on his latest superhero film, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ (or whatever they’re calling it these days), it appears that the conversation has shifted to his previous DC Comics adaptation, ‘Watchmen’. And no, it’s not because Patrick Wilson, who played Nite Owl II in the film, is joining […]

  • Thomas Kretschmann Discusses Multi-Picture Marvel Deal

    Posted Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 12:19 pm GMT -5
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    Back in January, we learned that Thomas Kretchmann of NBC’s ‘Dracula’, ‘King Kong’, and ‘Stalingrad’ would be filling the role of Baron Wolfgang Von Strucker in ‘The Avengers: Age of Ultron’. The monocle-wearing former Nazi and prominent HYDRA member is said to only have a small role in Joss Whedon’s sequel, but reports indicated that […]